Donnell Whitenburg of Ultimate won the Men's 16-18 AA title at the 2012 Men's JO Nationals on Saturday evening.  He also captured the Rings title. Future PSU frosh Trevor Howard was 2nd and won the floor.  Tim Wang of South Coast won the PH and placed 4th AA while High…
Former elites Grace Williams (of Twistars) and Aja-Monet Sims (of Brandy Johnson's) tied for the Junior D title at the 2012 Women's Level 10 Junior Olympic championships.  Both tallied 38.775, with 2014-2015 Bama commit Sims winning bars and beam.  Williams has reportedly committed to NU for 2014-2015.  In third was…
Incoming LSU frosh Randii Wyrick won the BB en route to winning the AA title in the Senior D dvision at the Junior Olympic L10 Nationals.  She outpaced Bama-bound Lauren Beers, who won bars and floor.  Utah incoming frosh Breanna Hughes took third, while another incoming Bama frosh, Carley Sims,…
Incoming OU frosh Keeley Kmieciak won the Senior C title at the Women's Junior Olympic Level 10 Nationals, Senior C division.  She also won vault with a 9.9 and floor with a 9.775 en route to a 38.55 AA tally.  Many of the athletes in this division are incoming frosh…
Standout Alex McMurtry of Richmond Olympiad won the floor title en route to a big 38.825 AA win at the L10 Junior Olympic Nationals, Junior C division.  Samantha Partyka of Champions won the vault and placed 2nd AA at 38.4.  Elizabeth Gangale of Brown's Las Vegas was third, and Desi…
Oklahoma commit Charity Jones of Dynamo won the Senior B title at the L10 Nationals, posting a 38.525 to outdistance the competition.  The 2013 grad tied for the floor title with Bowling Green signee Alyssa Nocella (Silvia's) and for the vault title with 2013 grad and former elite Briley Casanova…
Alicia Boren of the NorthStars posted a 38.325 to win the Junior B title at the Women's Level 10 Junior Olympic Nationals.  She also took the floor exercise.  Chow's Rachel Gowey took 2nd with a 37.975, including a win on beam.  Jullianna Cannamela of Southeastern was third, and Sydney Snead…
Junior A Competition In the youngest division of the 2012 Women's JO Nationals (Junior A), Felicia Hano of West Coast Elite won the AA title.  She also won the vault with a 9.8.  In 2nd was Lexi Graber of Southern Starz, while three athletes tied for third:  Norah Flatley and…
Senior A Competition Florida commit and former elite Claire Boyce won the AA title at the 2012 Women's Junior Olympic Nationals, Senior A division this past Friday.  Utah commit Baely Rowe was 2nd AA, just .05 behind, and won the UB.  Just 0.075 behind her was future teammate Taylor Alexx,…
Friday, 11 May 2012 12:33

Men's JO Nationals: Results from Prelims

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The Men's Junior Olympic Nationals are being held this week and weekend in Ohio. The athletes competed Thursday for a shot at competing in the event finals and AA final (Top 36). Here are the top 10 AA qualifiers in the Men's 16-18 Division (future school noted in parenthesis): 1. …
Monday, 07 May 2012 21:00

Level 9 Nationals: Results

Up and coming club gymnasts competed at the Level 9 Eastern Nationals and Level 9 Western Nationals this past weekend.  Here are the winners in the Senior Division: Eastern Nationals Senior 1:  Amanda Ruble, Oakland 37.8 Senior 2:  Noell Resil, Elite Sports Academy, 37.725 Senior 3:  Nikki Youd, Gym Plus,…
Fourteen men, nearly all with current, past or future NCAA affiliations, qualified to the VISA Championships at the Men's qualifier.  They are: Jake Martin, U.S. Olympic Training Center (future Ohio St) Alex Buscaglia, Stanford Josh Dixon, U.S. Olympic Training Center (ex Stanford) Mackenzie Dow, PSU Ryan Lieberman, Stanford Edward Mesa,…
Sunday, 22 April 2012 12:18

Women's NCAA Event Finals: Recap

Kat Ding of Georgia won bars and floor to lead all athletes at the NCAA Women's Event Finals for 2012.  AA champ Kytra Hunter added a title on vault, while Bama's Geralen Stack-Eaton won the beam.
 Eddie Penev of Stanford won floor and tied for the Vault title with Illini Paul Ruggeri to set the pace the event finals at the 2012 Men's NCAA Championships.  Cal' Glen Ishino won PH, while Illini CJ Maestas scored the win on Rings.  AA champ Jake Dalton won the PH,…
In a thrilling finish, defending National Champion Alabama edged Florida and UCLA to successfully defend their crown. Bama started strong, posting the night's top marks on floor (49.45) and vault (49.625), highlighted by Geralen Stack-Eaton's stuck Yurchenko Layout Full (9.975).  Then, on UB, perhaps their weakest event, Sarah DeMeo had…
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